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BBC News: The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm

Timo Boldt, founder of Gousto and an alumnus of the Executive MBA programme (EMBA 2014) at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about how he set up a food in a box delivery company seven years ago and on the challenges…

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Business Insider: The 100 most influential people shaping British technology in 2019

Timo Boldt, Cambridge Judge alumnus (EMBA 2014) and founder of food delivery company Gousto, is on the list of the 100 most influential people in technology in the UK. Listed in 65th place, Timo started his entrepreneurial journey in 2012…

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Cambridge Independent: Sook’s first regular customer is organic fare supplier unpckd

A startup that offers package-free household products to consumers is a first pop-up retail customer at Sook’s retail site in Norfolk Street, Cambridge. Tracey Banks, founder of unpackd, says people can pop in on Fridays to browse the stock; additionally…

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Food Safety News: Study on food recall response time

Speed is crucial when tainted food products are recalled. A new study co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson, University Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge, looks at the effect of geography and industry clusters on the responsiveness of food…

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Recall response time

Speed is crucial when tainted food products are recalled. A new study co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson of Cambridge Judge Business School looks at the effect of geography and industry clusters on the responsiveness of food producers to recalls originating…

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Brown farm eggs with red cross in white carton. Eggs recall over salmonella. How to buy safest eggs after recall. top view

BBC Two: Dragon’s Den

Kath Austin, founder of BeeBee Wraps social venture, was recently on the BBC Two’s Dragon’s Den programme pitching to investors. Kath was pitching her business to get investment that would help her business scale up. BeeBee Wraps produces eco-friendly washable…

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Small brewers show how craft principles could reshape the economy – but they’re under threat

By Dr Jochem Kroezen, University Lecturer in International Business at Cambridge Judge Business School, with co-authors Dr Maikel Kuijpers, Assistant Professor of the Archaeology of Early Europe at Leiden University, and Dr Catalin Popa, Postdoctoral Researcher in Archaeology at Leiden…

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The Guardian: The startups paving the way for a world without plastic

BeeBee Wraps is featured in the article looking on efforts to end our dependence on plastic. The venture, supported by Cambridge Social Ventures, part of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, produces eco-friendly washable biodegradable food wraps that can last…

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The Conversation: Small brewers show how craft principles could reshape the economy – but they’re under threat

An article co-authored by Dr Jochem Kroezen, University Lecturer in International Business at Cambridge Judge, looks at the craft beer industry in the Netherlands and how even small craft breweries can impact a country’s economy. “Our economy currently relies heavily…

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The Independent: 12 best recipe boxes that deliver meal inspiration straight to your door

Gousto, a food in a box delivery company, is among “the best 12 recipe boxes”, according to the Independent. The company’s customers choose meals online, and then Gousto delivers the right amount of ingredients to the person’s home so they…

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